Talk by Speech Therapist - Topic related to Cancer treatment side effects - Ms Susan Goh
Synopsis of Talk:
- Patients who are diagnosed with cancer of the Head & Neck and the nose receive treatment in one or more the modalities i.e. chemotherapy, radiotherapy and/or surgery. Most of these patients experience a certain degree of difficulty in speech, voice and swallowing functions. Such difficulties can happen before, during and after treatment. In this talk Susan aims to share some of her experiences in helping these patients, as well as some practical pointers that may be helpful for the participants.
About Susan Goh:
- Susan graduated from Flinders University (South Australia) more than 20 years ago. She has worked in hospital settings since 1996. She has been working with ENT doctors in managing patients diagnosed with Head and Neck cancers, with a side interest in voice rehabilitation. Susan visits the New Voice Club at times, a support group for laryngectomees at the Singapore Cancer Society, of which she has been appointed to the committee of the club as a clinical support member since 3 years ago
. The Talk details:
- Date: Thu, 23 June 2016
Venue: TTSH, CareConnect